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we're told four crew members were taken to a local medical facility and treated for minor injuries. it's still not clear what caused the crash. this crash comes just hours after a civilian fighter jet pilot crashed into an open field near nellis air force base. officials say the pilot was taking part in an exercise... with trainees from the military weapons school. he was apparently playing the role of an enemy pilot. on the way back to base, officials say he realized something was wrong and from the plane, before it crashed.. the pilot of 25 years only had minor injuries... and is out of the hospital. good morning las vegas! i'm todd quinones. and i'm beth fisher. let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... had some showers roll in yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of
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whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 saturday. highs will drop though and by sunday we are ranging temperatures between 97 and 102 degrees. however, monsoon moisture surges at this point and rain chances will return; this time, between 20% and 30% and holding through tuesday afternoon. by wednesday, mainly sunny skies return and high temperatures climb but only back to our normal 100 to 105
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cut wildfire in southern california. more progress is being made this morning. the fire has grown to nearly 36- thousand acres but it's 22-percent contained. both north and southbound lanes of the 15 are opened. some of the evacuations have been lifted. firefighters have been escorting folks back to their many of those people are returning to find rubble. but one family was surprised to find the fire had skipped their home. gill -"all these people you care about, you live close to, all you work hard for, it could've been gone in an instant, and it was for so many people. so just, (chokes up) feeling very blessed." now, we've also learned three people have been arrested for trying to steal
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images and updates from san bernardino county all morning. developing now.. a deadly night on the valley roadways. two people are dead after being hit by cars in seperate accidents. megan telles...is live near flamingo and maryland parkway where the second accident happened. megan what are you seeing? todd and beth... you can see behind me....both lanes are now open at flamingo near maryland parkway. but tha 11:30 p.m. last night...after a person was hit by a car and died at the scene. police say even though the light was red...the pedestrian crossed anyways. the driver stopped, waited for metro..was very cooperative. if you're wondering if the driver may have been under the influence or if excessive speed
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this is not the only incident of a pedestrian dying on our roadways last night. only three hours before...around 8pm... police say a woman was jaywalking in henderson...at eastern and horizon ridge. that woman was rushed to the hospital and later died. when talking to metro about the frequent pedetrian versus car epidemic that continues to plague southern nevada...they year was a high year of deaths on our roadways. we are hitting the same numbers this year. from flamingo near maryland parkway...megan telles 13 action news. breaking overnight... a violent carjacking leaves one person in the hospital--and two people behind bars. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston joins us from rainbow and sahara with how police were
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take a look at this-- you can see the damage done here-- after that stolen car crashed into this gate-- this is where it ended-- but it started about three miles down the road-- at an apartment complex near valley view and sahara. police say-- two men came up to a driver-- took off with his car. that brings us here-- to rainbow and sahara-- again about three miles up the road-- where they crashed the car. police were able to take both people into custody. the driver who was shot in the leg-- is expected to be ok. mk-- 13an. :19:31/jeanie "i feel like-i feel like i died with my grandson." new developments for the family of a teen gunned down just days
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police have arrested and are charging two men with murdering gianni corsentino. the young man was shot and killed outside a gas station near bermuda and cactus back in june. 29-year-old adrian johnson and 18-year-old gerald fuller were arrested this week in dallas. corsentino's grandparents are still dealing with the loss... but are grateful police have finally made an arrest. i was very glad to hear the suspects were found." i woul l served. "i would like for these indivudals never to be on the streets again." the two men in custody are waiting to be extradited back to las vegas. time now is x:xx --- new developments coming down overnight about the unravelling story of an alleged robbery of u-s swimmers. what one of the athletes is agreeing to do to avoid prosecution. attack - vm
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for seniors like barbara, security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000, social security could mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. under heck's privatization plan, retirement security gets risked on the stock market. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
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new jersey transit bus was killed and 19 are injured. that's all we have right now... i'll update you as soon as we get more information.
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a pit bull that attacked and killed a young boy, on the east side of town, has been put down. the victim's family says the going door-to-door trying to find other kids to play with. police say the boy found a new friend... but the dog got out and attacked him as they were playing. the boy died at the hospital. this morning, two of the swimmers who were lochte the night he says he was robbed--- are back in the u-s. gunnar bentz and jack conger were allowed to leave rio last night. swimmer jimmy feigen is the only swimmer involved in the incident still in brazil. but he will likely be allowed to leave today... overnight, feigen reportedly agreed to pay nearly 11- thousand dollars to avoid prosecution in rio brazilian police say lochte and feigen lied about being robbed
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statement maintaining the swimmers were robbed. rio officials say the men were drunk when they vandalized the business then fought with security guards. police claim a security pulled a gun forcing the athletes to pay for the damages. meanwhile, the u-s-o-c is apologizing to brazil, saying the behavior of the athletes is quote "unacceptable." time now is x:xx --- this morning..we're seeing a new side of donald trump.. "and believe it or not, i the gop nominee admitting sometimes his words go too far. we'll hear more from trump,
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yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be
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to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging between 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 as we move into the weekend, partly cloudy skies take over but rain seems to hold off for saturday. highs will drop though and by
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ranging temperatures between 97 and 102 degrees. however, monsoon moisture surges at this point and rain chances will return; this time, between 20% and 30% and holding through tuesday afternoon. by wednesday, mainly sunny
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crewmembers are installing a new gateway on the station to accomodate an american commercial spacecraft. it's your voice, your vote in the race for president. donald trump admitting that
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necessarily mean. donald trump/(r) presidential nominee "some times in the heat of a debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words. or you say the wrong thing. i have done that...." "and believe it or not, i regret it." "particularly where it may have caused personal pain. trump remarks coming amid recent changes to top lev the presidential nominee also took a stab at the media. they will take words of mine out of context and spend a week obsessing over every single syllable, and then pretend to discover some hidden meaning in what i said." a pew research poll released yesterday shows hillary clinton with
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president obama's administration has acknowledged..a large payment made to iran...was used as leverage in the release of american prisoners. you might recall the adminstration first said the 4-hundred million dollar payment was seperate. yesterday, state department spokesman john kirby wouldn't deny a connection between the payment and the prisoners. the white house says the payment was part of settlement with iran, dating back to the 70's. despite what was said officials maintain...the payment does not amount to ransom. turning to rio and the united states continues piling on the gold at the summer games. defending champion ashton eaton taking gold in the men's decathlon. he becomes the first repeat champion since bob mathias did it in 19-52. eaton takes the honorary title of world's greatest athlete. from the greatest athlete..to the world's fastest man.
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it's his 3rd straight olympic medal in the event. u-s women's basketball has advanced to the finals. they beat france 86 to 67 yesterday. they'll now be playing for a gold medal. time now is x:xx --- still to come a warning about a popular hair product ..and how it could contribute to hair loss. but first...twitter is ramping up their efforts in the fight against terror. and the number of accounts they've suspended in the past year is staggering.
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reportedly filed complaints about the "wen" deep cleansing conditioner. they say the product is causing their hair to fall out. the the product is now the subject of a class action lawsuit. still, "wen" maintains that the product is safe... and says it is cooperating with the f-d-a. this morning. we're getting a look at the future of automobiles. plus..twitter announces a major crackdown. macedo have today's tech bytes < ( diane/2-shot) in today's techbytes, twitter is cracking down on terror... (vo) suspending nearly a quarter million accounts. kendis the spike in suspensions for terror-related activities follows a string of recent attacks around the world. twitter has increased daily suspensions by more than 80-percent over the last year. ((diane/oc)) uber has announced the rollout of a fleet of self-driving cars. ((kendis/vo)) customers in pittsburgh will be able to summon the cars with their
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they will come with human latst concept car: the mercedes-maybach six. kendis it's huge... more than 18-feet long. it has an electric engine packed with 738 horsepower. but it only has a range of 200 miles. diane and this is very high tech: it can be charged through a wireless electromagnetic field. ((kendis/2sh)) those are your tech bytes. ((diane/2sh)) have a great day. > a man is desperately searching for his beloved dog. but that's only where the struggles start for him. you'll be amazed by the battles he's faced this past week. and i'm monitoring the latest images coming out of southern california...as firefighters try getting a handle on the
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one. i'll have the latest, next. autopeds - hl plus, it's been a rough night on the roads. 2 people are dead after being hit by cars in seperate accidents. plus..a group of thieves is targetting the art district. there's been several break-ins over the last 6 months. this morning..artists are coming together to put a stop to the crime. good morning las veg beth fisher. and i'm todd quinones. let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... had some showers roll in yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging between values between 100 and 105
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partly cloudy skies take over but rain seems to hold off for saturday. highs will drop though and by sunday we are ranging temperatures between 97 and 102 degrees. however, monsoon moisture surges at this point and rain chances will return; this time, between 20% and 30% and holding through tuesday afternoon. by wednesday, mainly sunny the blue cut wildfire in southern blue cut wildfire in southern california..
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22-percent contained. some evacuations lifted. both directions of i-15 back open. it's been a deadly night on the valley's roads. 2 people are dead after being hit by cars in seperate accidents. these all happened within hours of each other. megan telles is live from flamingo and maryland parkway happened. adlibs adlibs adlibs adlibs breaking overnight in the central valley...one person is
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13 action news reporter marissa kynaston joins us from sahara and rainbow with more on the suspects. adlibs adlibs adlibs
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after being it happened yesterday near carey and civic center drive in north las vegas. the shooter is still on the run. the 15-year-old was taken to u-m-c trauma. if you know anything about the shooting, call police.
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car. we're told he was crossing the road near harmon and paradise yesterday. police say the man was outside a crosswalk when he was hit. he was taken to sunrise trauma..and remains in critical condition this morning. nats of family yelling for nala a young man is dealing with alot of heartache right now. in just the past couple days, his mother died, he was injured in a rollover crash and now his beloved golden retriever is missing. on wednesday, joey beltran..was goodbye to his mother who was dying from cancer. but he never made it, because he rolled his car on the i-15 in primm. his dog, nala, was riding in the backseat and took off into the desert after the crash. beltran searched for nala into the night, but never found her. hours later, beltran got the call his mother had passed away. "she wasn't supposed to go this fast. i have a baby coming and all she wanted to do was meet her
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return. he says he won't give up the search until he finds her. the art district is a tight knit community..and this morning, they're banning together after a string of break-ins. the artists say the break-ins have been going on for the past 6 months. thieves have broken into three seperate stores, making off with 10- thousand dollars in vintage guitars at one. .121852 t to target people that are artistic pople that don't have any money anyway that are doing stuff nd that are making the lowest of the low. 121900 they've posted surveillance video from the crimes to social media, hoping somebody will catch the guys. a scare for indiana university students early this morning. university officials issued an emergency alert after an armed woman entered a convenience store near campus and ran. students and faculty had to take shelter and lock their doors. about an hour later the alert was lifted...but people still being warned to be vigilant.
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classes still don't start at indiana university until monday. time now is x:xx --- a texas family is struck by lightning..and lives to tell about it. the entire thing was caught on camera. we'll tell you why the family says this was completely
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matter of seconds. this video was captured in san diego around 8-30 last night. a texas family is amazed they're still alive after they were hit by lightning. it was all captured on surveillance footage. watch closely..a bolt of lightning hits the family's s-u-v as they're unloading grocercies. unconscious. his wife climbs out the back of the car, gets their kids to safety, and starts dragging tim toward the house as another bolt hits. they say there was no lightning or thunder in the area just light rain. tim has no memory of it! tim powell survived lightning strike: "i don't remember and i was, it's kind of one of those, you want to see what happened so you can understand it 'cause you wasn't here for it or you were there but just you wasn't
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the electronics are fried and the key is locked... in the ignition. the clinton foundation says it will not accept foreign or corporate donations if hillary clinton is elected president. for months, republicans have accused the democratic nominee of play-to-pay schemes involving the foundaiton. the clinton global initiative meeting in new york next month will be the final meeting no matter what happens with bill clinton delievered the announcement yesterday. speaking of clinton.. her running mate, tim kaine will be campaigning in las vegas next week. on monday he'll speak at the plumbers and pipefitters training center at 11-30 in the morning. doors open to the publlic at 9. kaine is expected to focus on hillary clinton's economic plan which the campaign says works for the lower and middle class. let's get right to breaking news out of new jersey where
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this is a live loook... the driver of one of the new jersey transit buses was killed and 19 are injured. of the 19....7 are in critical condition. the new jersey transit buses ran into each other, likely at high speed, around 6 a.m. one of the buses looks like it as broken nearly in half newark's mayor says the cause of the crash is under investigation...but they suspect one of the bus drivers may have g light. time now is x:xx --- a big fight is happening on the a big fight is happening on the strip this weekend. ufc nate diaz and conor mcgregor will go the rounds... but the two fighters could be in trouble before they head into the octogon. plus..statues of a naked donald trump are popping up in cities around the country...and the person behind the stunt is from
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yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain c like yesterday; ranging between 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 degrees. as we move into the weekend, partly cloudy skies take over but rain seems to hold off for
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ranging temperatures between 97 and 102 degrees. however, monsoon moisture surges at this point and rain chances will return; this time, between 20% and 30% and holding through tuesday afternoon. by wednesday, mainly sunny skies return and high temperatures climb but only back to our normal 100 to 105 degree range. million-dollar divorce
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charities. the actress gave the money to "children's hospital of los angeles" and "the a-c-l-u". heard had accused depp of domestic abuse and got a restraining order against the actor in may. the two came to a settlement on tuesday. vm there's a big fight happening on the strip this weekend between ufc's conor mcgregor and nate diaz.
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a lot of people are looking forward to the weigh-ins happening this afternoon at the mgm. that's because of the video you're seeing here. things got heated between mcgregor and diaz during a press conference this week. we're now learning both fighters could be in some trouble because of this. according to ufc president dana white, both fighters could face punshiment and a fine from the nevada state athletic commission over the matter. mark your calendar..unlv football is less than 2 away. the rebels will kicking of their 2016 season against jackson-state. the game is thursday septemeber first at 7 p.m. over at sam boyd stadium. tickets are on sale now. and today...you can check how the team is coming alone. their last pre-season scrimmage is being held at 8-10 this morning over at rebel park. here's a look at who's hiring. the scariest attraction on the las vegas strip is looking for
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inside "circus circus". the first job fair is today from - 2- to -6- inside "circus circus". you need to be over the age of -18- and you'll want to bring multiple forms of i-d. donald trump has always been a larger-than-life figure. and now, larger than life..naked statues of the gop nominee are popping up around the country. it's topping today's stories now trending. "it was pretty cool, this is pretty heavy though. hashtags online and i guess they are doing this all over the country and it's pretty awesome. i like it." this is video from los angeles. the statues which weigh about 80-pounds each were created by "ginger" who happens to be a las vegas artist. there's also statues in cleveland, new york, san francisco and seattle. metallica fans are getting an early christmas present. the band is releasing its first
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the double-disc "hardwired.....to self-destruct" is scheduled to come out on november 18th. it's the band's follow to an album released in 2008. the recording will be out in a number of formats including digital, as well as on c-ds and vinyl. deluxe versions of the album will also be available. vo a six-week-old kitten has a new home -- after surviving an 80 mile journey under the hood of a car. kelly hawthorne drove from missouri back home kansas. she heard meowing, popped the who promptly ran off. later on the family went out to eat and on the drive home, realized the cat was back under the hood! the family believes the kitten is a stray, but they plan to keep it. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app. had some showers roll in yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of
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so far the common window looks 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the highs will drop though and by sunday we are ranging chances will return; this time, between 20% and 30% and holding back to our normal 100 to 105 degree range. i'm following a lot here in the breaking news center... newark, new jersey. 1 person is dead, 19 are hurt. i'll more updates, next. adlibs
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19 others injured after two buses collide in new jersey. take a look at the aftermath. you see first responders surounding the buses, checking to make sure they're clear. police believe the new jersey transit buses were likely going at a high speed when they
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one of the buses nearly broke in half. the crash is expected to delay traffic in the area for hours. the two women who were in the same raft as the 10 year old boy killed in a water slide accident in kansas are speaking out for the first time. the women... who are sisters.. released a statement through their attorney saying-- "we are pursuing a thorough investigation of this tragic event to insure that any and all measures are taken to prevent tis "being mothers ourselves, we can only hope that caleb's family can find some comfort in knowing we are doing everything we know how to do to stop something so tragic from occurring again to any other family." the 10 year old was the youngest of the passengers in the raft. the two women suffered serious facial injuries. the state is handling the invesigation into the accident. president obama's administration is acknowleding..a large payment made to iran...was used as
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you might recall the adminstration first said the 4-hundred million dollar payment was seperate. yesterday, state department spokesman john kirby wouldn't deny a connection between the payment and the prisoners. the white house says the payment was part of settlement with iran, dating back to the 70's. despite what was said yesterday, white house officials maintain...the payment does not amount to ransom. at least 7 chicago police officers could lose their job... of 16 yera old laquan mcdonald. the chicago's office of the inspector general is recommending at least seven of the city's officers be terminated. nearly two years ago, former officer jason van dyke fired 16 shots at mcdonald, killing him. dashcam video of the incident contradicted nearly everything the officers said happened. van dyke has been charged with murder, and is currently waiting for his trial. m-g-m is getting ready to make
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appealing to a younger crowd. 13 action news political consultant jon ralston sat down. with the c-e-o of mgm resorts for a look at what's coming. ralston standup: projects//ralston am/pm soundbyte: projects//ralston and murren ralston 16-30 "i sat down with...and gaming. play bite: 30:18: "we haven't announced this yet...." 30:37: right now on good morning las
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sends one person to the hospital. and this all ended with a car crashing into a column. our crews were the only ones at both of these scenes talking to police. marissa kynaston is live near rainbow and sahara where this ended. marissa? take a look at this-- you can see the damage done here-- after that stolen car crashed into this gate-- this is where it ended-- but it started about three miles down the road-- at an apartment complex near valley view and sahara. police say-- two men came up to a driver-- shot him in the leg-- then took off with his car. that brings us here-- to rainbow and sahara-- again about three miles up the road-- where they crashed the car. police were able to take both people into custody. the driver who was shot in the leg-- is expected to be ok.

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